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Anyone have any clever ideas on how to clean the accumulation off of the eyes of the linear encoder sensor? The gap is only about 1/16" wide so that eliminates my medical grade swaps.
08-12-2010, 04:49 PM
Lint free eye glass cleaning rag
Cloth is not the issue. How do you get the cloth in the tiny gap to clean the eyes?
08-12-2010, 05:01 PM
After taking the sensor out of the printer,
Slide in edgewise back and forth... should work its way in there
08-12-2010, 09:28 PM
after taking it off, i drown a shop cloth in isopropyl, and fold it and basically credit card swipe the reader. power off & unplugged of course. Oh, watch out when putting it back on, try not to have it rubbing against the strip :)
08-13-2010, 10:09 AM
Those cans of compressed air also work nicely; and you don't have to remove/reinstall the sensor.
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